Kokua For The Philippines raises $1.7 million for typhoon victims

Published On: Dec 15 2013 11:42:00 AM HST

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The television portion of Kokua For The Philippines fundraiser at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki on Sunday was cancelled due to the weather, according to event organizers.

But, the event will continued on as a radio and online broadcast.  The event raised $1,758,387 for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

Ticket holders are encouraged to make their ticket purchase a donation.  However, refunds will be provided for those who request.

A flash flood warning was in effect for Oahu until 1:30 p.m. and was allowed to expire.  A flash flood watch was also up for Kauai and Oahu and was cancelled just before 4 p.m.

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